Papagraha, aka: Papa-graha, Pāpagraha; 3 Definition(s)

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Papagraha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Papagraha in Marathi glossaries]

pāpagraha (पापग्रह).—m (S) An evil or inauspicious planet, as Mars, Saturn, the Sun (classed by the Hindus amongst the planets): also any ill-omened conjunction or aspect of the heavenly bodies.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāpagraha (पापग्रह).—m An evil or inauspicious planet.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Papagraha in Sanskrit glossaries]

Pāpagraha (पापग्रह).—a planet of evil or malignant aspect, such as Mars, Saturn, Rāhu or Ketu.

Derivable forms: pāpagrahaḥ (पापग्रहः).

Pāpagraha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāpa and graha (ग्रह).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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